Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The ceremony to launch the Olympic torch and the first section of the relay which follows will have no spectators due to ongoing concerns about Covid-19, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has said

Former Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto has filled the vacant position of president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee, replacing Yoshiro Mori, who resigned last week after making sexist…

A new head of the Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee could be named as early as this week, with three women in the frame to succeed former chief Yoshiro Mori, according to a Japanese media report

Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organising Committee, is set to step down over sexist remarks he made that women talked too much, according to Japanese media reports

The Tokyo Olympic Games organising committee plans to increase the budget for the opening and closing ceremonies of the rescheduled Olympics and Paralympics, for a second time

Several British athletes are facing financial challenges after Nike reduced its spend on player endorsement deals as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

The cost of the postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games is now reported to be around ¥294bn (€2.3bn/$2.8b

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organisers have received refund requests from about 18 per cent of the people in Japan who bought tickets for the Games. With about 4

About ¥100bn (€800m/$957m) will be required for anti-virus measures at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next year, according to reports in Japan.

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, has said he is confident spectators will be able to attend next year's Tokyo Olympic Games, following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister…

Online training sessions for volunteers at next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have resumed following a roughly eight-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach raised the possibility of next year's Olympics in Tokyo going ahead without a Covid-19 vaccine being available, in an optimistic address yesterday…

British Cycling will retain global bank HSBC as a sponsor for another year after signing a new contract

A study from the University of Oxford claims the Tokyo Olympics are the most expensive Summer Games on record, with expenditure set to increase further due to the one-year postponement

Tokyo 2020 organising committee CEO Toshiro Muto said he hopes outgoing Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will remain involved with the Olympics hosting effort - Reuters/CNA A

Fina has given details of its financial package to support elite athletes with medal prospects, as well as aspiring athletes from developing countries

Only 23.9 per cent of people in Japan support holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next year as scheduled according to a survey